Thursday, October 11, 2012

Marc Bolan 35th Anniversary Concert

O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London. Saturday 15-September-2012.

After our BBQ four of us headed off for a fantastic concert celebrating the music of Marc Bolan and T.Rex leaving Mary with the few remaining guests.

Boy George
Danielz, Boy George

This September, friends and fans of Marc Bolan will take to the O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire stage to celebrate his musical legacy. The show will be hosted by Noddy Holder and Lynsey de Paul, featuring T.Rex producer Tony Visconti, T.Rex fans Marc Almond and Boy George, John's Children band-mate Andy Ellison, T.Rex saxophonist Howie Casey, glam-rock contemporaries Alvin Stardust and Steve Harley, Level 42 Mike Lindup, Sex Pistol Glen Matlock, Linda Lewis plus many more to be announced. All the performers will be supported by the official Marc Bolan tribute band T.Rextasy with Danielz.
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Sandie Shaw
Danielz, Sandy Shaw

The last one of these was five years ago in 2007 Marc Bolan - a celebration. This was much the same but bigger and better with more guest stars.

Assembled stars finale

For an in-depth review see

O2 Shepherds Bush EmpireNoddy Holder, Lynsey De PaulNoddy Holder, Lynsey De Paul, Mike LindupMike Lindup, Tony Visconti, Dirty Pretty StringsMike LindupMike Lindup
Andy EllisonAndy EllisonNoddy Holder, Lynsey De Paul, Linda LewisNoddy Holder, Lynsey De Paul, Linda LewisLinda LewisLinda Lewis
Linda LewisMarc AlmondMarc AlmondMarc AlmondMarc AlmondNoddy Holder, Alvin Stardust
Noddy Holder, Alvin StardustBoy GeorgeBoy GeorgeBoy GeorgeBoy GeorgeBoy George
I took the still pictures above - 20120915-trextasy, a set on Flickr - however a surprising number of people of people have uploaded video recordings to YouTube.

For more see

After that it was home for a nightcap with Mary and our stay-over guests Bob and Lynn. Then bed for a Thames Path National Trail walk on Sunday...

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